BUPA Care targets student workforce


Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

BUPA Care Services has launched a recruitment campaign aimed at students, particularly those studying courses like health and social care, catering or hotel management. BUPA aims to recruit carers, housekeepers, catering assistants and support staff to work in some of its 246 care homes around the UK. National recruitment manager Lucy Brewer said BUPA was looking for students who would enjoy working in the company¹s care homes to gain experience in their chosen field. “In addition to providing experience, we can offer flexible part-time working hours to fit round other commitments,” Ms Brewer said. “Because we have homes all over the country we would endeavour to find students work in their home towns during holiday periods, if they wished. As one of the largest organisations in the UK, BUPA Care Services offers a wide range of training and development opportunities. Health, safety and training manager Mark Walker said that last year, more BUPA employees than ever before ­ about 15,000 ­ received training





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